Russian

Courses

RUS 101. Basic Proficiency in Russian I. 4 Hours

Development of basic communication and intercultural skills in reading, listening, writing, and speaking through extensive practice in language use. Admission is restricted to those who have not studied Russian or have placed into this course by examination.

RUS 141. Basic Proficiency in Russian II. 4 Hours

Further development of fundamental communication and intercultural skills in reading, listening, writing, and speaking through extensive practice in language use. Prerequisite(s): RUS 101 or placement by examination.

RUS 201. Intermediate Russian I. 3 Hours

Review of the essentials of grammar, intensive conversation and comprehension exercises, reading of graded modern and contemporary prose and poetry. Successful completion of this course includes the demonstration of the proficiency level required by the College of Arts and Sciences' Liberal Studies Curriculum. Prerequisite(s): RUS 141.

RUS 202. Intermediate Russian II. 3 Hours

Review of the essentials of grammar, intensive conversation and comprehension exercises, reading of graded modern and contemporary prose and poetry. Prerequisite(s): RUS 201.

RUS 311. Russian Conversation I. 3 Hours

Vocabulary development, pattern drills, and the use of idioms in discussion and oral reports centered on Russian life and culture. RUS 311 and 312 may be taken in either sequence. Prerequisite(s): RUS 202.

RUS 312. Russian Conversation II. 3 Hours

Vocabulary development, pattern drills, and the use of idioms in discussion and oral reports centered on Russian life and culture. RUS 311 and RUS 312 may be taken in either sequence. Prerequisite(s): RUS 202.

RUS 321. Russian Composition. 3 Hours

Practice in composition on topics dealing with Russian life and culture; personal and business letters. Short weekly assignments to build vocabulary and control of idioms. Prerequisite(s): RUS 202.

RUS 361. Survey of Russian Literature. 3 Hours

Russian literature and its development during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Study of exemplary works and literary movements. Prerequisite(s): RUS 202.

RUS 491. Independent Study. 1-6 Hours

Independent study under the guidance of an instructor. Admission to course and number of semester hours require approval of chairperson. Repeatable when content changes.